Journalism & Media

Working to strengthen American democracy by informing, engaging, and activating Americans through deep investments in independent journalism and media. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Wendy Levy on the Role of Public Media

Wendy Levy, co-founder of Sparkwise, discusses the role of public media in fostering community among audiences. Sparkwise is a web based data communication tool that collects and compares metrics to create a moving story. For 30 ...

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PBS Investigation Finds Border Patrol Abuses

Crossing the Line interviews a former Border Patrol agent, who blows the whistle on overcrowding, deprivation of food and water, and physical abuse. Read More
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Marmato

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MacArthur Awards 19 Documentary Film Grants

The new grants represent MacArthur’s largest single year investment in documentaries, and they bring the total number of documentary films supported by the Foundation since 1985 to more than 300. Read More

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
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Kathy K. Im

Director
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Elsa Leon

Grants Manager
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Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
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Beth Basta

Team Administrator
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Maple Walker

Team Coordinator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer